cordwainer

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cordwainer

(ˈkɔːdˌweɪnə)
n
(Crafts) archaic a shoemaker or worker in cordovan leather
ˈcordˌwainery n

cord•wain•er

(ˈkɔrd weɪ nər)

n. Archaic.
1. a person who makes shoes from cordovan leather.
2. shoemaker; cobbler.
[1150–1200; Middle English cordewaner < Old French cordewan(i)er]
cord′wain•er•y, n.
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Mullins, "The Ragnarokr Cordwainery: The History of an American exile community in Toronto, 1968-1996," http://ragnarokr.org/index.php?title=Steven_Bush.